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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver.
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Upload & Download

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Upload & Download

Sharing pictures, submitting resume or turning in homework online, at some point you will need to learn how to move files from your computer to another. Designed as a supplemental class for our Computer and Email Series, attend this session to learn how to move and share computer files. Basic computer knowledge is recommended. Advance registration required.

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Play and Learn

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Main Library
Story Corner, 1st Floor
Children ages 0-3 and caregivers can enjoy unstructured playtime with a variety of fun, developmentally appropriate toys that encourage literacy and learning. This program provides a great opportunity for socializing your child as well as making connections with other parents.
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Drawn Together by Art

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Main Library
Conference Room 1A, 1st Floor
This 5-week drawing workshop for adults, also taught by local teaching artist Teresa Olavarria, will sharpen your powers of observation and improve your drawing skills.  Make new friends and experiment with a variety of techniques in this fun, ungraded class. All necessary supplies are provided at no cost through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. While the classes are free, advance registration is required.
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Word: Document Creation

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Word: Document Creation  

This session concludes our three-part series for Microsoft Office Word. Using Microsoft Office Word 2013, participants will use skills gained from our previous sessions to successfully create a full word document. This hands-on session will highlight features designed go beyond just typing text within a document.  Advance registration required.

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Baby Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
It’s never too early to grow a child’s love of learning. This is an early literacy-based program using music, rhymes, stories and more. For children up to 24 months with a caregiver.
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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Robot Wonders

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
Program our Dash and Dot robots to navigate a maze, solve puzzles, and interact with their environment. Ability to read independently required. Recommended for ages 6-12 years.
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The Password

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
The Password

Everything is accessible online from applying for jobs to paying your bills. Accessing these services requires the creation of a username and password. The password is your defense against someone accessing your personal information. This session provides an overview of the current standards for the use of passwords. We will review resources to help you understand how to manage your passwords. Basic computer knowledge is recommended. Advance registration required.

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Reading Buddies

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library

Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! Trained volunteers spend time with any child who needs a little extra reading practice. Reading Buddies can read aloud to a child, listen to a child read, or both. 

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Fun With Fossils

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
Explore the exciting world of fossils with a simulated dinosaur fossil dig, a chance to create your own fossil rubbings, and make your own molds of commonly found fossils.  Appropriate for children ages 3-12.
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The Cloud

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
The Cloud:

Why is everyone taking about it? Are you that person that just looks up whenever you're told to save it to the Cloud? Then this class is for you. With a hand on approach, attendees will learn about next evolution in computer file storage called "The Cloud”. Attendees should know the basics of how to use a computer. Advance registration required.

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Signs and Symptoms of a Loved One In Distress

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Library
Community Room 2B. 2nd Floor

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Presenter: Sheena Duncan, Youth Program Coordinator, Montgomery County ADAMHS

Description: Learn signs and symptoms of a loved one experiencing depression, anxiety, substance abuse, non-suicidal self injury (NSSI) and thoughts of suicide. Discussion includes the effects on family and loved ones living with mental health concerns. Identify coping skills and the importance of self-care.

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The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin: The Gay Pride Weekend Kickoff

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor
This award-winning documentary examines the life and work of the creator of “Tales of the City” book series and PBS mini-series,  following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer  Jennifer Kroot’s documentary moves nimbly between playful and poignant and laugh-out-loud funny with the help from Maupin’s friends including Neil Gaiman, Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis, Sir Ian McKellen and Amy Tan. Maupin offers a disarmingly frank look at the journey that took him from the jungles of Vietnam to life in 1970’s San Francisco to the front line of the American culture war.
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SCORE Small Business Counseling

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Library
Launch Point Blue, 2nd Floor
The Dayton Chapter of SCORE, a national network of experienced entrepreneurs and corporate managers, offer free one-on-one counseling sessions. These are for anyone who is considering starting their own business or needs assistance with an existing business. Call 937-496-8631 to schedule an appointment with a SCORE counselor.
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iOS

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
iOS:

If you own an iPad, iPod or iPhone this class will help you understand Apples current Mobile Operating system iOS. This introductory session will cover the basics of Apple's iOS and provide information to help you better use your Apple mobile devices. We will introduce you to the options available for setting up and keeping things in sync as well as basic user functions. Advance registration is required. 

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Reading Buddies

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main Library

Does your child (preschool through grade 3) need some extra guidance in reading? Reading Buddies can help! Trained volunteers spend time with any child who needs a little extra reading practice. Reading Buddies can read aloud to a child, listen to a child read, or both. 

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Got Game?

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Conference Room 1A, 1st Floor
Why should the kids have all the fun? Bring your friends or make some new ones while enjoying an afternoon of games from chess to Settlers of Catan.
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Libraries Rock: Jazz for Kids

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Main Library
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor
Get jazzed about Jazz at this interactive concert especially for kids and their families! The Bright Moments Quintet is dedicated to reaching the next generation of Jazz listeners through integration, improvisation, and education. Musicians are saxophonist Bill Burns, pianist Pat Kelly, bassist Christian Berg, drummer Jim Leslie and featured vocalist Felita Larock.

Bill Burns is founder and leader of the Bright Moments Jazz Quintet. He is an active jazz educator and performer, and has been referred to by the Dayton Daily News as “the biggest, baddest, baritone sax player to play her in a long time.” As an educator, Bill has been on faculty with the Miami Valley Jazz Camp since 1996. In 2005, Bill was nominated for the Harry T. Wilkes outstanding educator award while teaching in Hamilton City Schools . He currently teaches General Music and Jazz Ensemble in Centerville City Schools and serves as adjunct professor at Sinclair Community College.
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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main Library
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver. 
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Talk Tables

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Library

Would you like to practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere? Talk Tables at the Dayton Metro Library provide a place for individuals to engage in conversation and learn about helpful resources too. 

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Family Storytime

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An opportunity for quality family time with books, songs and activities that parents and their children can enjoy together.  Appropriate for children ages 3-9.
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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Library
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver.
View More

Play and Learn

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Main Library
Story Corner, 1st Floor
Children ages 0-3 and caregivers can enjoy unstructured playtime with a variety of fun, developmentally appropriate toys that encourage literacy and learning. This program provides a great opportunity for socializing your child as well as making connections with other parents.
View More